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Table 2.

Survey of the median values for rVOR amplitude and rVOR gain obtained from the different space flight experiments with special reference to differences between the rVOR of animals with normal tail and lordotic tail

Lordotic
Normal
0g0gG1gF1g
D-2 Mission STS-55     
Stage 33-36 at launch     
Post LD 2-6     
rVOR amplitude 27.9 31.5 49.0 38.6 
rVOR gain 0.191 0.242 0.439 0.347 
N 16 23 15 
Post LD 9-12     
rVOR amplitude 18.7 48.4 53.0 44.3 
rVOR Gain 0.064 0.310 0.515 0.321 
N 15 11 
Shuttle-to-Mir Mission STS-84     
Stage 25-28 at launch     
Post LD 1-4     
rVOR amplitude 35.9 51.9 52.0 47.8 
rVOR gain 0.378 0.412 0.508 0.473 
N 25 32 35 
Post LD 8-11     
rVOR amplitude 36.0 53.8 63.1 60.6 
rVOR gain 0.228 0.392 0.565 0.589 
N 22 30 32 
Post LD 38-41     
rVOR amplitude 78.0 74.9 73.7 
rVOR gain 0.593 0.635 0.633 
N 13 17 21 
Andromède Mission to ISS     
Stage 26-27 at launch     
Post LD 2-4     
rVOR amplitude 18.1 33.2 35.7 
rVOR gain 0.123 0.378 0.303 
N 14 18 
Andromède Mission to ISS     
Stage 45 at launch     
Post LD 2-4     
rVOR amplitude 29.2 43.0 33.0 
rVOR gain 0.223 0.433 0.257 
N 11 
Lordotic
Normal
0g0gG1gF1g
D-2 Mission STS-55     
Stage 33-36 at launch     
Post LD 2-6     
rVOR amplitude 27.9 31.5 49.0 38.6 
rVOR gain 0.191 0.242 0.439 0.347 
N 16 23 15 
Post LD 9-12     
rVOR amplitude 18.7 48.4 53.0 44.3 
rVOR Gain 0.064 0.310 0.515 0.321 
N 15 11 
Shuttle-to-Mir Mission STS-84     
Stage 25-28 at launch     
Post LD 1-4     
rVOR amplitude 35.9 51.9 52.0 47.8 
rVOR gain 0.378 0.412 0.508 0.473 
N 25 32 35 
Post LD 8-11     
rVOR amplitude 36.0 53.8 63.1 60.6 
rVOR gain 0.228 0.392 0.565 0.589 
N 22 30 32 
Post LD 38-41     
rVOR amplitude 78.0 74.9 73.7 
rVOR gain 0.593 0.635 0.633 
N 13 17 21 
Andromède Mission to ISS     
Stage 26-27 at launch     
Post LD 2-4     
rVOR amplitude 18.1 33.2 35.7 
rVOR gain 0.123 0.378 0.303 
N 14 18 
Andromède Mission to ISS     
Stage 45 at launch     
Post LD 2-4     
rVOR amplitude 29.2 43.0 33.0 
rVOR gain 0.223 0.433 0.257 
N 11 

0g, microgravity animals; F1g, in-flight control in a 1g-centrifuge; G1g, 1g-ground control. post LD,days after landing of the spacecraft.

N, number of animals;-, no test group.

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